Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

In this June 25, 2018 file photo, a group of protesters chant slogans at the old grand bazaar in Tehran, Iran. Iran is bracing for the restoration of U.S. sanctions on its vital oil industry set to take effect on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, as it grapples with an economic …

Iran Plans ‘Day of Fight’ as Sanctions Return on Embassy Takeover Anniversary

Iran has designated November 4 a “day of fight” against the “U.S.-Israeli-Saudi triangle of terrorism.” The date is significant for two reasons: it is the anniversary of Iran’s monstrous takeover of the U.S. embassy in Tehran in 1979 and, not coincidentally, it was chosen by the United States as the day renewed sanctions against Iran will take effect.

Amnesty International found that at least once a week between 2011 and 2015, groups of up to 50 people at the Saydnaya prison near Damascus were taken out of their prison cells for arbitrary trials, beaten, then hanged Amnesty International found that at least once a week between 2011 and …

Iran Sentences Currency Traders to Death for ‘Disrupting the Economy’

The Iranian Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld death sentences against financial traders Vahid Mazloumin and Mohammad Esmail Ghasemi on charges of “spreading corruption on earth” because their currency trades were allegedly intended to “disrupt the economy” at a time of “enemy pressure” on Iran, that enemy being the United States.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani listens to a question during a press conference in New York on September 20, 2017, on the sideline of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General assembly

Trump and Iran’s Rouhani Have No Plans to Meet at U.N.

Both U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday they have no plans to meet at the U.N. General Assembly, refuting speculation that a summit meeting between the two might occur.

Soldiers and a Muslim cleric take cover during an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on September 22, 2018

Islamic State Video Claims to Show Perpetrators of Terrorist Attack in Iran

The Islamic State is circulating a video that claims to show the perpetrators of the Saturday attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, Iran, that killed 25 military personnel and civilians. Iran does not seem to believe ISIS was behind the attack, instead blaming Arab separatists it claims were funded, trained, and equipped by the United States, Israel, and Saudi Arabia.

Iran's Labour Minister Ali Rabiei, seen here addressing parliament on March 13, 2018, has been impeached amid mounting anger over the government's handling of an economic crisis which has deepened with the return of US sanctions

Iranian Lawmakers Impeach Rouhani’s Labor Minister amid Economic Woes

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s relatively “moderate” Labor Minister Ali “Ebad” Rabiei was impeached by 129 to 243 votes on Wednesday, in what appears to be a win for the Islamic Republic’s hardliners as the nation grapples with a deepening economic problems, unemployment and a slew of sanctions Rouhani has been blamed for.

In this photo released by official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani addresses the nation in a televised speech in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani struck a hard line Monday as the U.S. restored some sanctions that had been lifted …

Iran’s Former Ambassador Admits Regime Change Is Only Option for Iran

Iran’s former ambassador to Germany, Seyed Hossein Mousavian, made an argument on Ohio-based talk show Going Global with David Delgado on Monday evening that regime change is truly the only option for the Islamic Republic, because the nation will not change its behavior and “behave like a normal country” to have sanctions removed, as United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Trump administration has suggested.

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani gives a speech in the city of Tabriz in the northwestern East-Azerbaijan province on April 25, 2018, during an event commemorating the city as the 2018 capital of Islamic tourism

Iran’s Rouhani Suddenly Willing to Talk ‘Right Now,’ Without Preconditions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani abruptly reversed his position on talks with the United States on Monday, just hours before tough U.S. sanctions went back into effect. After a week of arrogantly dismissing President Donald Trump’s offer of direct talks, Rouhani said he was willing to negotiate with the United States “right now,” without preconditions.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani listens to a question during a press conference in New York on September 20, 2017, on the sideline of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General assembly

Iranian Parliament Wants to Question Rouhani About Collapsing Economy

The Iranian parliament announced on Wednesday that it wants to question President Hassan Rouhani about the shaky economy and rapidly devaluing currency. The announcement said Rouhani has been summoned to appear before a special session of parliament within a month, without setting an exact date.

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Crowd Applauds Trump’s Warning to Iranian President

Vice President Mike Pence promoted President Donald Trump’s clear stance on Iran evidenced by the President’s recent tweet, as the Vice President gave remarks on Monday in Philadelphia.

Iranian clerics standing in front of the "Jamran", Iran's first domestically built warship, during naval maneuvers in the Gulf on February 21, 2009. Iran's navy on February 19 launched in the Gulf its first domestically made destroyer in a ceremony attend by the supreme leader and the commander-in-chief Ayatollah Ali …

Iran Threatens to Block Key Gulf Passage over Trump Sanctions

Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz – a key Gulf passage for shipments of commodities – over Washington threatening to sanction any country that fails to stop importing oil from the Islamic Republic by November 4.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brief the media after bilateral talks at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. A day before German chancellor Angela Merkel and nearly her entire Cabinet arrive in Israel, her foreign minister published an op-ed in an Israeli newspaper Sunday encouraging Israel …

Netanyahu to European Leaders: Stop Funding Iran

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday urged European leaders to stop funding Iran, which he called a “sponsor of terrorism,” and slammed the  four remaining partners in the nuclear deal for inviting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to meet with them while an Iranian terror plot was unfolding in France.